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COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS LEHATA TO BE SILENT IN PARLY

Maseru, May 08 – The Ethics, Code of Conduct, Immunities and Privileges Committee has made recommendations to the Speaker of the National Assembly to order Member of Parliament for Makhaleng Mr. Mootsi Lehata to remain silent during sittings of the House for five consecutive days.

In its report which was presented in the National Assembly by the Committee’s Chairperson Ms. Mamello Phooko on Tuesday, said pursuant to Standing Order No. 79 (4) and the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Act 1994, the Committee reprimands Mr. Lehata for conducting himself in a manner that reflected adversely on the House and its Members.

Ms. Phooko said the Committee also recommends that Speaker of the National Assembly Mr. Tlohang Sekhamane to order Mr. Lehata to apologise to the House and the public at large, mainly for the use of unparliamentary words, ‘Moshana enoa a se ke a ntella. Se ke oa ntella uena sani’. . .

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